Lychnis

Lychnis is a small genus in the Caryophyllaceae family, native to Eurasia and N-Africa. It is closely related to the genus Silene,  one of the differentiating characteristics being that species in the Lychnis genus have sticky flower stalks. The flowers are fairly large and often in bright shades of red or pink.

Lychnis x arkwrightii
Lychnis x arkwrightii

Campion

A hybrid campion with scarlet red flowers and foliage that starts out burgundy and turns green as it ages.

Lychnis viscaria 'Purpurea'
Lychnis viscaria 'Purpurea'

Sticky Catchfly

Sticky catchfly is a low-growing rock garden plant with purple-magenta flowers. 'Purpurea' is a variety with more purple flowers than the species.

Lychnis viscaria
Lychnis viscaria

Sticky Catchfly

Sticky catchfly is a low-growing rock garden plant with purple-magenta flowers.

Lychnis x haageana 'Molten Lava'
Lychnis x haageana 'Molten Lava'

Dwarf Campion

A variety of dwarf campion with burgundy foliage and scarlet red flowers.

Lychnis flos-jovis
Lychnis flos-jovis

Flower of Jove

Flower of Jove is a low growing rock garden plant with gray-hairy foliage and pink flowers.

Lychnis flos-cuculi 'Nana'
Lychnis flos-cuculi 'Nana'

Ragged Robin

A low growing variety of ragged robin with pink flowers.

Lychnis chalcedonica
Lychnis chalcedonica

Maltese Cross

Maltese cross is a tall perennial with scarlet red flowers.